• The public is welcome to come out and cheer at the Pasco County Special Olympics at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at River Ridge Middle High School, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey (west Pasco athletes) and 11:30 a.m. Friday at Wesley Chapel High, (east and central Pasco athletes) 30651 Wells Road, Wesley Chapel.
• The African-American Club of Pasco will honor Black History Month with a children's talent show, "A Night at the Apollo," at 6 p.m. Saturday at the club building at 6105 Pine Hill Road, Port Richey. $5 donation for adults, $2 for children. Cash prizes of $25 to $100 will be awarded to winners chosen by the audience. For information, contact Darryll Stevenson at (727) 495-3206 or Dan Callaghan at (727) 372-1742.
• The District School Board of Pasco County's Open Enrollment initiative provides an opportunity for Pasco County students to attend any public school in the school district outside the student's zoned school with approval. Deadline is March 1 for the 2013-14 school year. Applications are available at the DSBPC office and online at: www.pasco.k12.fl.us/studentservices/school_choice.
• Richey Elementary in New Port Richey is seeking old photos, report cards, textbooks, etc. from the early days that would be copied and returned or displayed as part of the school's Memory Wall. Contact Kim Stratman at (727) 774-3507, or email [email protected]
Cypress Elementary: Advisory council, 8:30 a.m. Monday.
Gulfside Elementary: All Pro Dad breakfast, 8:15 a.m. Friday Skate party, 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Astro Skate in Tarpon Springs.
Hudson Elementary: Advisory council, 7:40 a.m. Monday.. Fourth Grade Parent Party, 9 a.m. Monday..
Marlowe Elementary: Jump Rope for Heart continues through Friday. STAR Family Night, 6 p.m. Thursday for grades 2-3.
Northwest Elementary: Advisory council, 8 a.m. Friday.
West Zephyrhills Elementary: Volunteer/Community Partners Appreciation Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Friday. Advisory council, 7:30 a.m. Friday. Student of the Month Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. Monday. Star Lab Science Parent Night, 5-7 p.m. Monday.
Center for the Arts at River Ridge, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. (727) 774-7381.
• River Ridge Drama presents Grease at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $10 for reserved seating. General admission is $8; $5 for students.
• Mitchell High band concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday.
• Ridgewood High band concert, 7 p.m. Feb. 28.
Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel, 30651 Wells Road. (813) 794-8772
• Sunlake High Drama presents Rumors at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday. $5 pre-order and $7 at the door. (813) 346-1000.
• Phil Dirt and the Dozers Concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
• Wiregrass Ranch band concert, 7 p.m. Monday.
Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., Dade City. (352) 567-3576.
• Teen Dungeons and Dragons Game, 4 p.m. today.
New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. (727) 853-1279.
• Dogs Love Books Too! 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday.
New River Library, 34043 State Road 54, Zephyrhills. (813) 788-6375.
• Teen Chocolate Fountain Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday Grades 6-12.
• Children's Popcorn and a Movie, 1:15 p.m. Saturday Grades K-5.
Regency Park Branch, 9701 Little Road, New Port Richey. (727) 861-3049.
• Chocolate Party, 4 p.m. today. Grades 6-12.
• Tail Waggin' Tutors, 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Elementary aged kids.
South Holiday Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Drive, Holiday, 727-834-3331.
• Sweets and Treats Chocolate Overload, 6 p.m. today. Teens.
• LEGO Mania!, 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Grades K-5.
• Duct Tape Designs, 2 p.m. Saturday, grades 4-7.
Send school news to Michele Miller at [email protected]; fax at (813) 909-4611 or mail at 11321 U.S. Highway 19, Port Richey, Fl. 34668.